Went to the ER last night because of horrendous migraines and spotting. The spotting has now stopped and the ER visit was a success..we saw BB on u/s measuring exactly 6w6d and we had a HB of 120 BPM!! HCG count was at 21 994 and of course I do have to repeat it this week but I think this time we might have a winner View Thread
So I went in to my appt today and was pleasantly surprised by a lot of things.. The first one being that they took me in ahead of time and the on call OB was super nice..he was very receptive to my complaints and worries..at some point during the appt. he told me he would go talk with his colleague and would be back soon..and when he came back I got to meet my new OB (the one I have my first appt. with in two weeks) and I simply love her!! She is so pro-active..she is sending me for a whole bunch of tests from thryroid to diabetes and also this thing called disease #5 and she also suggested we do the preliminary blood work now for my first appt. She gave me a prescription for progesterone suppositories and told me it can't hurt to use them..she also is calling in an u/s so we can date the pregnancy but she will be calling me back with the date of this appt. (as they don't do u/s directly at the OB's office)..she doesn't think I am in any imminent danger of m/c since there is no bleeding or cramping but this time if something does go wrong she says we will check to try and find out what and why..I just simply adore her!! So I will be going in early tomorrow morning for the blood work (including an HCG count) but I won't have the results of that until Monday and then of course I will have to do a repeat again on Monday but just meeting with her has left me feeling less worried and stressed.. And to top this all off I woke up feeling nauseous this morning and got sick (well dry sick) and I've had a bad headache following me all day.. Seems like things are going in the right direction!! Thank you ladies for your continued support and prayers P.S. Oh and the throat thing is nothing apparently..the spots are gone and they say it will leave on it's own..just a little annoying is all View Thread
Ok ladies so I'm here to get as much positive energy as I can gather before I go in to my OB tomorrow..I called in yesterday and voiced my fears over the almost non-existent symptoms and the fact that this is my third pregnancy in 15 months and the receptionist was surprised that the OB had not wanted to bring me in any sooner than the original 8w appt. so they scheduled me in for tomorrow at 1pm..I will not be seeing my OB but just a general one that is on call but as long as there is someone there to listen to me and send me for the necessary tests that is all I care about.. I plan on asking them to test me for hormone levels (which the receptionist said they would do) and and also about the possibility of thyroid issues..my mom had an operation for hers..I don't remember why the operation occurred but I will be asking my mom tonight when I can reach her..I also want them to take a look at my throat, which has been killing me for the past few nights..noticed some red bumps on it this morning so I'm hoping it's nothing dangerous.. Although I've been wanting to go in I am extremely nervous about the results.. Wish me luck ladies..View Thread
Hey there.. Maybe the last m/c threw off your cycles..that is a possibility.. after my 1st loss (last summer 2011) my cycles become extremely long compared to usual and only after the 2nd loss (this past March) did my cycle come back to what is normal for me.. Here's hoping that maybe you are just testing too early.. Fingers crossed and KUP!View Thread
Hey jenasci..first off congrats on the 2nd positive..fingers crossed that all goes superbly for you.. I understand perfectly about not wanting to get excited I am in the exact same boat right now.. I still have barely any symptoms and I am 6w2d along today and I am terrified of going to the OB tomorrow..I called in and voiced my fears and they asked me to come in and we will be going to u/s..although I've been wanting to know I am so scared that the news will be bad..on top of that my throat has been so sore for the last few days and this morning I noticed little red bumps in the back of it so I'm worried about that too.. I would say (in your case) that you shouldn't worry too much because you say you have symptoms so that is always a good sign..symptoms usually means elevating levels of HCG.. GL to all of us and I hope we all three get to take this journey together..View Thread
I've read up online about the dangers of eating deli meats while pregnant.. the debate goes on and on about it..Dr's say it's a no-no unless you heat up the meat first..other people say they've eaten it (raw) and they and their babies were fine.. The reason I'm putting this out there is that I made the mistake of eating some cooked bologna last night and didn't think about it while doing it.. only later did the memory float back to me about it..needless to say I am worried about it now.. I remember eating at Subway a few times (during me last pregnancy) and when I do eat there I toast my subs but my last pregnancy did end in m/c so could it have been because of that? Worried..help!!View Thread
w/g: none so far s/c: I am feeling tired, enough to go to bed before my son does..I have some cramping (which scares me) and my SO says I am moody..I guess he would know better than I I am actually worried about having no symptoms..I had some slight ones after confirming pregnancy but they died away mid week last week and I don't feel as if they've come back..there is no spotting though so that is always good.. Other: I am trying to stay away from the ER for now partly because I don't want to know if my levels are low and partly because I know that even at 6w it is sometimes impossible to see anything in the sac and that would just scare me more at this point.. Fingers crossed that this week goes by smoothly and that there is no repeat of the past two pregnancies.. How are you all doing/feeling?View Thread
jenasci- I'm so sorry for the loss you went through ((hugs))..it is never easy to go through.. As for the positive pregnancy test there is no such thing as a false positive, you can get a false negative but not a positive.. Now, HCG usually doubles every two days and it works the same as it decreases so it should not be leftover HCG from four weeks ago because (and this is just my opinion) that amount of HCG should have been out of your system within a week.. I think that your positive is from a new pregnancy but the best way to confirm this is to see your Dr. and have him take a blood pregnancy test.. Again a home pregnancy test will only become positive if the test detects the necessary hormone level for pregnancy so if your test was positive then it is a good sign of a new pregnancy.. Why not purchase another home test to confirm it again? Good luck to you and keep us posted View Thread
Well ladies I am def. thinking of going to the ER again for peace of mind because in the last 48 hrs it seems like all my beginning symptoms have fallen away..today is the third day where I simply do not feel pregnant whatsoever..I know I might be freaking out a little (and maybe for no reason) but I read online that morning sickness reduces the risk of m/c by almost 70%..after confirming the pregnancy (last Sat.) I started to feel some symptoms such as sore breasts/nipples a little back discomfort and I was already starting to pee more often but in the last few days all of these symptoms have left me and I am wondering again if maybe there is something wrong..I am so scared of going in to see a Dr. and have tell me again that my levels are low..I was trying to take things easy this time and wait to see what happens w/o making myself all stressed out.. My last two losses I started spotting at 6w and 6 1/2w respectively..people have been telling me to just wait it out since I will be 6w on Mon. and so that might be when I would notice if something is going on.. I just don't feel pregnant at all View Thread
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